A provincial-level Inter-University Naat, Qirat and Speech Competition on Tuesday began here at the Government College University Lahore in connection with the Shan-e-Rehmatul lil Alameen (SAW) Week.
Students from different universities of Punjab are participating in the competition being held under the auspices of the Punjab Higher Education Department.
The competition among students of Lahore Division started on Tuesday. Amima Ashraf from University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore secured the first position in Qirat contest in the female category, while Hafiza Anisa Rafi from Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Lahore and Hafiza Afifa from University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore secured second and third positions respectively.
Maria Munir from University of Education (UoE) Lahore, Mariam Saddique from the GCU Lahore and Sehrish Khan from LCWU stood first, second and third in the Naat contest among female students.
In male category, Hafiz Muhammad Amir from the GCU Lahore adjudicated first in Qirat contest, while Abdullah Yousaf from UoE Lahore and Hafiz Muhammad Shakir from UVAS Lahore won second and third positions respectively.
Hafiz Anees-ur-Rehman from COMSATS University Lahore Campus, Ali Nauman from GCU Lahore and Shabbir Ahmad from UET Lahore stood first, second and third in the Naat contest among male students.
GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi congratulated the winners of the first round, announcing that the grand finale of the provincial-level Inter-University Naat, Qirat and Speech Competition would also be held at the GCU Lahore on Saturday, October 16, 2021.